Operational Model Displays for the
North Atlantic and East Pacific Basins
This page presents operational model fields that are being used for research into forecast skill for extratropical transition (ET) of tropical cyclones and for tropical and subtropical cyclogenesis
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Model data last updated Wed Jul 1 12:42:33 UTC 2015.
Regional Models (when available)
GFS Most Recent Sea Level Pressure and 325 Kelvin Potential Vorticity
This map is an overlay of the most recent GFS maps of sea level pressure and mid-tropopshere potential vorticity. It is used to diagnose the depth and tilt of vorticies, including tropical cyclones and potential tropical cyclones.
Experimental HWRF Model
Version 3.5: New for 2013
Experimental HWRF model
The ECMWF data are provided by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting.
The ECMWF graphics are provided by the Penn State E-Wall.
The UKMET data are provided by the United Kingdom Meteorology Office.
The UKMET graphics are provided by the Penn State E-Wall.
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Below are some useful links with regards to tropical cyclone forecasting.
The GFS, GFDL, HWRF, and NAVGEM data are provided via
NCEP's anonymous ftp servers.
The CMC data are provided via CMC's anonymous ftp server.
Page Last Updated Tues 05.20.2014 11:13 EDT by A. M. Kowaleski